Goodman Company Recalls Amana Heating and Cooling Units Due to Fire Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product because the product could cause personal injuries or death due to product liability. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling units

Units: About 155

Manufacturer: Goodman Company L.P., of Houston, Texas

Hazard: The serial plates on the units have inaccurate information that could result in installers and servicers using undersized wiring, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling units with model number APG154911541BA and serial numbers beginning with 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209 and 1210. The model and serial numbers are printed on the serial plate attached to the control compartment door on the front of the unit. The units are used to provide heating and cooling to homes and commercial buildings. Packaged units provide heating and cooling all in one system. The gray-colored units measure about 40 inches high by 51 inches wide by 47 inches deep.

Sold by: Heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from June 2012 through October 2012 for about $5,600.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should contact Goodman for a free replacement of the serial plate label and a free inspection of the installation wiring. Goodman is directly contacting customers who purchased the recalled units.

Consumer Contact: Goodman at (800) 394-8084 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.amana-hac.com and click on �Product Recall� for more information.

Recalled Amana Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling unit
Recalled Amana Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling unit

Source:  http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13715.html

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